Hippopotamus major

Hippopotamus major
Temporal range: 1.810–0.126 Ma

Early to middle Pleistocene [1]

Fossil Hippopotamus major skull
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Synapsida
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Hippopotamidae
Subfamily: Hippopotaminae
Genus: Hippopotamus
Species: H. major
Binomial name
Hippopotamus major

Hippopotamus major or Giant European Hippo is an extinct species of hippopotamus found in Pleistocene fossil sites in Europe and Great Britain.[1]

Side view of skull


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